Practical Farmers of Iowa field day

Brownfield Anchor/Reporter Mark Dorenkamp will cover the Practical Farmers of Iowa field day Fertile, Iowa, July 10th, 2024. … View Full Story

Mexico trip focuses on dairy trade

A dairy leader says trade deals require continued communication and follow-up to benefit producers and processors. Jaime Castaneda with the National Milk Producers Federation says delegations from the U.S. and […]

Three Car Crash Injures One

One person was injured in a three-vehicle crash Thursday morning near Rock Valley.  According to the Sioux County Sheriff’s Office, 17-year-old Kiara Hickey of Doon was driving southbound on Garfield […]

Mexico dairy trade discussion exposes beef trade issue

Dairy groups are concerned new Country of Origin Labeling laws might impact future beef sales.   Jaime Castenada, who handles dairy policy and strategy for the National Milk Producers Federation, recently met […]

MSU cover crop directory available

Michigan State University Extension has released a cover crop seed directory to help growers better source local resources. Cropping system agronomist Monica Jean tells Brownfield farmers need more robust options […]

Purdue researches impacts of solar eclipse on wildlife

Researchers in the Forestry and Natural Resources department at Purdue University have been studying how the solar eclipse impacted the environment.   Purdue professor Byran Pijanowski says his team traveled the path of totality to […]

Don’t rush changes to MAEAP

Michigan Farm Bureau says both budget options approved by House and Senate lawmakers are good options for the state’s voluntary environmental assurance program. Legislative Counsel Rebecca Park tells Brownfield there […]

Cattle futures higher waiting on cash business

At the Chicago Mercantile Exchange, live and feeder cattle were higher, waiting for widespread direct business to develop and the sharply higher trend in boxed beef. June live cattle closed […]